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DayName

Returns text that is the full name of the weekday for a date.

Format 

DayName ( date )

Parameters 

date - any calendar date

Data type returned 

text

Originated in version 

6.0 or earlier

Example 1 

DayName ( Date ( 10 ; 7 ; 2019 ) ) returns Monday.

DayName ( ProjectDue ) returns Monday when ProjectDue is 10/7/2019.

DayName ( "10/7/2019" ) returns Monday.

Example 2 

"Return your selection by " & DayName ( DueDate ) displays the text Return your selection by followed by the name of the day stored in DueDate.

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